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Kristin Snyder, a veterinary student at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellows award for $43,000 funded by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. She will use the award to study cancer immunotherapy in the lab of Bruce Walcheck, PhD, for 2018-2019.
Education Day took place on Friday, May 18, and acted as an opportunity to recognize excellence from all around the College at the close of another school year.
Molgaard aims to roll veterinary education into the future
After two years of collaborating with colleagues, Dr. Laura Molgaard, associate dean for Academic and Students Affairs at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), recently helped introduce a new framework for competency-based veterinary education (CBVE) at The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ (AAVMA) annual meeting in March 2018 in Washington, D.C.
On March 28, Larissa Minicucci, DVM, MPH, was awarded the College of Veterinary Medicine's Community-Engaged Scholar award, which recognizes one faculty member or P&A individual annually for exemplary and engaged scholarship in their field. She was also one of seven individuals nominated for the President’s Community-engaged Scholar Award, which honors a long standing career that embodies the University of Minnesota’s definition of public engagement.
Support from Morris Animal Foundation fuels research for three CVM faculty members
Three College of Veterinary Medicine researchers—Erin Dickerson, PhD; Jaime Modiano, VMD, PhD; and Derek Korpela, DVM, PhD candidate—each received a grant from Morris Animal Foundation of Denver, Colo., to further their innovative studies in canine cancer research.
This faculty team shares a passion to investigate an aggressive disease, hemangiosarcoma, which is rapidly fatal in dogs. These researchers are tackling it—and other incurable cancers—from every angle: